BEAMS MADE FROM OAK.
When we want to achieve a certain natural feel our homes then we find it necessary to come up with something wild, or just put might put in timber into work. For durability and something that will last us for a very long time then oak beams come into play. Choosing the correct type of oak beams depends on the place you want to use it in. The same kind of oak wood you use in your living room will not look or be the same as the type you will use on the worktops in your kitchen.
After a given period because of the conditions present in this areas then the area then the appearance of the old oak will have changed from the one that was new. Wood will always adapt to the conditions that it will be submitted to. To make sure that the changes that have taken place in the timber are not visible then it is necessary to make sure that the oak is maintained and given the correct and right treatment at all times. The oak must first be dried in the correct way so as to achieve all this.
The drying process has to start immediately the oak is fell. Branches from the tree have to plank out as soon as the tree is fell. Other trees will grow to a height of up to 40 meters and because this is too high to use then they should be cut into two. The way we choose to dry the timber will be very important so as to make sure that no cracks form on the wood. Cracks are to be avoided as they cannot be used in the worktops.
At the same time the oak beams prices will defer from one seller to another in the UK. Whether you require a single oak beam for above your fireplace, several sawn oak beams for your garden or a large quantity of hand planed oak beams for a restoration project. This all can be utilized according to the location where the order is produced and the time the purchase is made. Sellers can also cut fresh sawn oak beams as per the order.
Freshly sawn oak beams, also known as ‘green oak’ beams, start seasoning as soon as they are fell. During the drying process variations in the appearance might change during the drying process. Green oak takes approximately 1 year per inch to dry, so a standard green oak beam could take as long as 5 years to fully dry out. If your project requires green oak beams then even those can be found from this sellers.